Today was the BIG GARDEN DAY!
Yes! The day I've been waiting for finally came!
Today dawned clear and sunny around 78 degrees...I strolled down to the post office to check the mail while waiting for my in-laws to arrive.
That's the post office to the right, with the van out front.
This is a church that sits on the corner of my neighborhood. Pretty, huh?
These flowers were on the church's steps. Pretty! I want some!
So the in-laws finally arrived around 10:45, and we got to work right away. First, let me show you want we were dealing with:
Before. Hairy Scary!!
And then, the evolution began. By noon, it was about 88 degrees...
E cutting some landscaping timbers. He and his dad built brand new beds.
While E and his dad built the beds, my mother-in-law and I went to the store and got the other little plants I wanted, mostly veggies and herbs. E's parents brought me a bunch of stuff already, like day lillies, ginger lily, a gardenia, creeping jenny and ice plant, among others (whose names I can't remember).
The finished product:
Please grow up and be tasty!
Big difference, huh?
It was hot, but we did it! And it turned out amazing! Quite the evolution, eh?
My sunscreening almost worked, but I missed two odd-shaped spots behind my arms. Not bad, not bad!